The 2021 National Lawyers Convention (NLC) took place Thursday, November 11 through Saturday, November 13 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.  As part of the NLC, the International & National Security Law Practice Group organized a panel that explored issues related to global companies that do business in China and the implications for national security, human rights, and the rule of law.  The panelists discussed how companies that have supply chains in China weigh human rights concerns (e.g., in Xinjiang or Hong Kong) against market access, as well as the dilemma companies face when they find themselves caught in Chinese retaliatory sanctions. The expert panelists included Amb. Craig Allen, Amb. Kelley Currie, John S. Jenkins, Jr., and Dr. Kori Schake.  A special thanks to the Hon. Carlos T. Bea, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit for moderating the panel. 

View the panel discussion here: https://fedsoc.org/conferences/2021-national-lawyers-convention#agenda-item-china-global-companies-and-human-rights

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